Yearbook - * Fall Individual Portraits will be be Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016.
* Make-Up Day for these photos will be Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016.
Other dates throughout the year are listed below, so go ahead and mark your calendars! Please remember, though, that these could be subject to change!
* Spring Individuals & Group Portraits -Friday, Apr. 21, 2017 * Candid Photography - Friday, Feb. 3, 2017 * Teams & Club Photography - Friday, Feb. 3, 2017 * Grade 5 Panoramic Group Picture - Monday, May. 1, 2017
The VESPTO is hosting an online Vendor Fair November 15-22....Interested in being a vendor? Please sign up by November 1st through the link below. https://tinyurl.com/VESPTOVendorFair
Hey Westies! SAVE THE DATE! Family Bingo Night is coming on Friday, November 18th in the cafeteria. Stay tuned for more details and get those daubers ready!
The PTO is seeking donations of kid-friendly bingo prizes. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you can contribute. Donors will be recognized at the event, in the PTO newsletter, Facebook page and website. Thank you!
Volunteer Opportunities -We are pleased to announce that our PTO Board member of September is Liz Yackel! Liz has been so kind as to head up organizing the After School Clubs which is no easy task. We can't thank her enough for all the work she has done to help get these programs coordinated. Liz is wonderful to work with and super organized! We are very fortunate to have her in this role. Thank you, Liz!
Victory Elementary Jonah’s Bookshelf - The Victory Elementary School Library now features a red bookshelf in honor of Jonah Diaz, a 1st grade student who passed away from brain cancer in 2015. Since Jonah was an avid reader who would want children to have access to their favorite books, the bookshelf theme is "hot books"- the books that are in highest demand and most checked out. If you are interested in helping with Jonah’s Bookshelf, please consider donating by ordering a hardcover book from the Amazon Wish List (https://amzn.com/w/170UTCWWVTS1G or search “Victory Elementary Jonah’s Bookshelf” in Amazon Wish LIst) or by dropping off an Amazon gift card at the Victory library. Thank you!
Watch D.O.G.S. - Victory's Dads rock! On September 8th, our Top Dogs kicked off the school's new Watch D.O.G.S. Program. Over 130 Dads lined up and signed up to participate. This will be a wonderful addition to the school and the PTO is proud to support it. Thanks to all the Dads for showing our students how much you care! If you weren't able to attend the kickoff, you can still join! Complete this registration form and submit it as instructed on the bottom of the form. If you have any questions, send an email email@example.com. You can sign up for the days that you would like to help by going to this Watch D.O.G.S. sign up. Please note that you will still need to submit a completed registration form if you haven't already. Thank you! Visit our Watch D.O.G.S. page for more information!
School is well under way and the VESPTO is looking for YOU! We need YOU to to help us coordinate the Yearbook Committee, Backpack Buddies, and our awesome Social events. These programs are always made possible by our amazing PTO - please consider volunteering to help us in one of these areas.Interested? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or send end us a PM through our Facebook page to learn more. Enjoy your last week of summer vacation!
Westie Waggle will be Friday, October 14th! Westie Waggle is our big, kid-powered FUNdraiser for the Fall! We look forward to running, jumping, dancing and waggling our way around the Loop behind the school. This is a guaranteed fun time for the kids and adults! Be on the lookout for all the information you need!
Basket Bingo is scheduled for Friday, March 10, 2017! Any donations for door prizes would be great! Email Kellie Barnette at email@example.com for more information on how to donate.
Congratulations to Mr. Chad Wray, the new Principal of Victory Elementary. Mr. Wray most recently served as the Assistant Principal of Piney Branch Elementary. There will be 2 short "Meet and Greet" opportunities on Monday, August 15th. The first will be held at 1 p.m. and the second will be held at 6 p.m. Both will be held at the school and will be about 45 minutes in length. Please join us in giving Mr. Wray a warm welcome to Victory and its communities!!
Congratulations and WELCOME also to Mrs. Pat Koscinski, our new Assistant Principal!!!
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